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Hearing loss in adolescence or early adulthood - description of a current situation in the Czech Republic based on case studies
Šimralová, Kristýna ; Hudáková, Andrea (advisor) ; Okrouhlíková, Lenka (referee)
(in English) The topic of the bachelor thesis is hearing loss in adolescence or early adulthood. The thesis describes the uniqueness of this developmental period, the specifics of partial or complete and progressive or sudden hearing loss and finally the changes that hearing loss brings to a young person's life, be it either in the personal life, study life or a working life, mainly then focusing on finding solutions to emerging situations related to hearing loss, in communication, in relationships, etc. The thesis also includes a research probe. The aim of the research was to find out - using semi-structured interviews with ten respondents - how the care for people who have partially or completely lost their hearing in adolescence or early adulthood currently looks like in the Czech Republic. Keywords (English) Adolescence; Communication; Quality of Life; Late Deafness; Early Adulthood; Hearing loss